Inquest To Probe Burns Lake Sawmill Blast

Inquest To Probe Burns Lake Sawmill Blast

Dirk Meissner and Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  01.21.2014
VANCOUVER - A coroner's inquest has been called into the deaths of two workers killed when a sawmill in Burns Lake, B.C., caught fire and...
Sawmill Blast Suit Targets Toshiba

Sawmill Blast Suit Targets Toshiba

Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  01.21.2014
VANCOUVER - The company at the centre of a deadly sawmill explosion in British Columbia is blaming Toshiba International Corp. for the...
Municipal Candidates Should Steal Better Ideas This Fall

Municipal Candidates Should Steal Better Ideas This Fall

01.21.2014
Taxpayers deserve more than the same-old, same-old from potential mayors and councillors. We want details and real ideas. And, in a world...
How B.C. Could Hold Up Northern Gateway

How B.C. Could Hold Up Northern Gateway

01.21.2014
It was a subtle warning, raised twice during a pivotal news conference on British Columbia’s conditions for approving such heavy-oil...
First Nation Sends Her A Warning

First Nation Sends Her A Warning

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  01.20.2014
VICTORIA - A British Columbia First Nation says the provincial government is dragging its feet when it comes to consulting with aboriginal...
B.C. Campaign Spending Limits Should Be Like Comparing Grocery Prices

B.C. Campaign Spending Limits Should Be Like Comparing Grocery Prices

01.20.2014
When you compare prices at the supermarket you usually look at comparable products, for instance you don't compare the price of a head...
A White Indian Chief?

A White Indian Chief?

01.20.2014
A northern B.C. First Nation could elect a white woman as chief next month, with the support of a number of community elders. Pauline...
His Successor Is Coming In September

His Successor Is Coming In September

The Canadian Press  01.18.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia's New Democratic Party says it will have a new leader on Sept. 28.Party members will vote for four days from...
Victoria Schools Avert Strike

Victoria Schools Avert Strike

The Canadian Press  01.17.2014
VICTORIA - The Greater Victoria School District says it has reached a tentative deal with a union and averted a strike that could have...
NDP Slams BC Ferries Rate Hikes

NDP Slams BC Ferries Rate Hikes

The Canadian Press  01.17.2014
VICTORIA - A constant wave of fare increases at BC Ferries is hurting Vancouver Island's economy, and the B.C. New Democrats say it has...
Enviros File Suit To Stop Pipeline

Enviros File Suit To Stop Pipeline

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  01.17.2014
VANCOUVER - The Northern Gateway pipeline project is headed to court, after several environmental groups and at least two First Nations...
Fatal Mill Blast Was Preventable: Report

Fatal Mill Blast Was Preventable: Report

Dene Moore, The Canadian Press  01.16.2014
VANCOUVER - The sister of a man killed in an explosion at a northern British Columbia sawmill wants to know how the tragedy could ever...
Expect The Unexpected In Battle For Vancouver City Hall

Expect The Unexpected In Battle For Vancouver City Hall

01.16.2014
Presumptive political victories are sometimes vulnerable to the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune -- or internal squabbling. This...
B.C. Minister Fighting Cancer

B.C. Minister Fighting Cancer

The Canadian Press  01.15.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm has been diagnosed with colon cancer and is scheduled to undergo surgery on January...